An introduction to the chemical composition of the brain, followed by an illustration of the use of chemicals to change behavior in rats and cats. Explains the effect of chemical proteins in suppressing PKU in children. Looks at uses of psychoactive drugs, including LSD, in treatment of mental and emotional illness, and at experiments in the use of drugs as an aid to memory and learning. From the CBS Reports series Topics: Psychopharmacology, Psychopharmacology
byEfron, Daniel H; National Institute of Mental Health (U.S.). Psychopharmacology Research Branch
"Sponsored by: Pharmacology Section, Psychopharmacology Research Branch, National Institute of Mental Health, Public Health Service, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare." Topics: Psychopharmacology, Hallucinogenic drugs, Ethnobotany, Ethnobotany, Hallucinogens,...
Dr. Ambardar’s boutique private practice specializes in providing compassionate, experienced, confidential, and highly-customized psychiatric and psychotherapy services for adults, ages 25 and older, in the Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Century City, and surrounding Los Angeles areas. Topics: Psychotherapy, Meditation, Psychopharmacology
byWiley-Blackwell | David Taylor, Carol Paton, Shitij Kapur | ISBN: 978-1-118-75460-3
The fully updated 12th edition of an essential reference for anyone responsible for prescribing drugs for patients with mental health disorders. A well-respected and widely-used source of information on which drugs to prescribe, which side effects to look out for, how best to augment or switch drugs, and more Provides concise reviews of psychiatric disorders and relevant psychopharmacology, along with general guidance based on the data reviewed and current clinical practice Includes specific... Topics: Psychopharmacology, General Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Medications, Antipsychotics, Mental Health
Certain medical conditions can activate the narcissistic defense mechanism. Chronic ailments are likely to lead to the emergence of narcissistic traits or a narcissistic personality style. Traumas (such as brain injuries) have been known to induce states of mind akin to full-blown personality disorders. Such "narcissism", though, is reversible and tends to be ameliorated or disappear altogether when the underlying medical problem does. Other disorders, like the Bipolar Disorder... Topics: brain injury, head trauma, personality disorders, narcissism, narcissistic, frontal lobe,...
Experiments staged on rats demonstrated that the formation of pathological states caused by stress and accompanied by the development of ulcerative lesion of the gastric mucosa are associated with the degree of the catecholamines level drop in the mesencephalon and hypothalamus. The application of seduxen and also of combinations consisting of L-DOPA with seduxen, or with an L-adrenoblocking agent pyroxan tends to reduce the frequency of developing alcerative lesions of the stomach. The... Topics: NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS), ADAPTATION, GASTROINTESTINAL SYSTEM, PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS,...
byEdwards, Griffith; Lader, Malcolm Harold; Society for the Study of Addiction
Based on a meeting held in April 1988 in Berkshire, U.K.; sponsored by the Society for the Study of Addiction Topics: Drug abuse, Alcoholism, Psychopharmacology, Substance-Related Disorders, Psychopharmacologie,...